Jim Roberts

Jim Roberts


Full-time student of the news & long-time follower of the Grateful Dead. Editor-in-Chief, ?Cheddar?. Ex-NYT, Mashable. Listen to the thunder shout.

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Prisoner dies in cell, COVID-19 virus spreads to 200 inmates in Michigan.

Cuomo: "This is so emotionally taxing; you can't even quantify the effect on society...and on individuals."

Gov. Cuomo says New York State is within a week of reaching the apex of #coronavirus  cases.

The only official fired over the #coronavirus ? A Navy captain who tried to protect his crew.

“Trump is a sales guy and it’s all about point of sale…. He wants to sell you the undercoating for your car, and it’s not his problem if the car breaks driving off of the lot.”

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If one photo could capture Donald Trump’s week….

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Italy reports first drop in number of coronavirus patients in intensive care. via @FRANCE24 

Today’s quarantine recommendation: Grateful Dead from Springfield, Mass., 3/25/1985. This is a fabulous audience recording of a very hot show.

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Retired Army general who led Hurricane Katrina relief effort rips #Jared  over coronavirus stockpile. “He has no idea what the hell he’s talking about.”

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Coronavirus: Li Wenliang, doctor who alerted public to the outbreak, dies of the disease.

In campaign rally, Trump mocks cancer-stricken John McCain, the infirm George H.W. Bush, the #MeToo  movement and Elizabeth Warren, but praises Vladimir Putin.

The alt-right shows up in Charlottesville, Va., chanting “Russia is our friend” near statue of Robert E. Lee.

Protesters, including white nationalist Richard Spencer, were carrying torches. Mayor compares it to a KKK rally.

Congressman (and Iraq war vet) Seth Moulton on Trump’s order on refugees: “I am ashamed that he is our president.”

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CDC didn’t want to fly Americans infected with #Coronavirus  to the US along with those who weren’t infected. The Trump administration overruled the CDC.

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Florida’s Attorney General Pam Bondi has been co-hosting ’s “The Five” show even though she’s still on the state payroll in Florida.

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Not to be lost in the Jeff Bezos story is the fact that the publisher of the National Enquirer is very very afraid of the information that Bezos’s investigator had uncovered.

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